Childhood overweight and maternal depressive symptoms.

  title={Childhood overweight and maternal depressive symptoms.},
  author={Pamela J Surkan and Ichiro Kawachi and Karen E Peterson},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health},
  volume={62 5},
AIM Given the rising global prevalence of overweight associated with the nutrition transition, the objective of this study was to evaluate whether maternal depressive symptoms are related to overweight in infants aged 6-24 months. METHODS Participants in this cross-sectional study included 589 mother-child dyads from low-income urban communities in Teresina, Piauí, northeast Brazil. While adjusting for sociodemographic and biological determinants of child growth, the study assessed the… CONTINUE READING

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